Horse Health Matters®

Desensitize Your Horse to Common Encounters

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 18:16

Because of the horse's exceptionally perceptive and sensitive nature, he has the ability to detect sensory stimuli on the trail or in unfamiliar places that …

First Aid

Your Equine First Aid Kit

EquiMed Staff

Your Equine First Aid Kit

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 10:05

Having first aid essentials readily available will save you time, money, and possibly your horse's life. Read to learn what every equine first aid kit …

First Aid

How to Pick your Horse's Feet

Mark Sellers

How to Pick your Horse's Feet

by Mark Sellers

April 12, 2017 12:01

Picking your horse's feet is a basic general care activity that will reduce the chances of lameness due to hoof disease. This easy and traditional activity …

General Care

How to Give Your Horse a Daily Once-Over

Flossie Sellers

How to Give Your Horse a Daily Once-Over

by Flossie Sellers

April 15, 2017 18:38

Learn the 6 important points of observation that will clue you in to your horse's physical and mental state during a daily once over as you groom your horse …

Tip of the Day

If you live in a moderate winter weather area with occasional freezes, protect all exposed pipe in your barn area with easy-to-use wrap-on pipe insulation available at home centers.

What Horse Owners Can Do When They Can No Longer Care for Their Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 20, 2017 11:05

Recent estimates put owning a horse at around $10,000 a year. This includes basic care costs associated with vaccinations, deworming, hoof care, nutrition and …

Healthy Barn

Barn Fire Safety

EquiMed Staff

Barn Fire Safety

by EquiMed Staff

April 27, 2017 12:58

Learn the 9 steps you can take to reduce the risk of a barn fire and what you should do to ensure the safety of horses and people, should a fire strike your …

Meeting the Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:17

Horses require basic nutrition elements in proper proportions and amounts. This article discuss the equine's basic dietary needs, giving you the information you …

Equine Reproductive Maturity in Mares and Stallions

by EquiMed Staff

September 12, 2018 09:17

Dramatic physical and mental changes occur in horses as they transition from playful colt or filly stage to the adolescent stage and on to becoming a stallion …

Videos

Hoof Care - Trimming the Donkey

Video of donkey hoof trimming.

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Essentials

Meeting the Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:17

Horses require basic nutrition elements in proper proportions and amounts. This article discuss the equine's basic dietary needs, giving you the information you …

General Care

Horse Parasite Control Guidelines

EquiMed Staff

Horse Parasite Control Guidelines

by EquiMed Staff

November 8, 2018 11:24

Read about the many types of parasites that can affect your horse and learn how using the three "arms" of strategic deworming can be an answer to your parasite …

General Care

Horse Vaccination Guidelines

EquiMed Staff

Horse Vaccination Guidelines

by EquiMed Staff

April 21, 2017 10:34

An effective equine vaccination program always begins with a discussion with your veterinarian and why the risk factors in your particular area of the country …

First Aid

Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

EquiMed Staff

Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 10:26

Minor injuries and illnesses in horses can turn into costly or catastrophic situations if not recognized and treated promptly. Read to learn the 5 principles of …

Word of the Day

Extra-label

Actual use or intended use of a drug in an animal in a manner that is not in accordance with the approved labeling. This includes, but is not limited to, use in species not listed in the labeling, use for indications (disease and other conditions) not listed in the labeling, use at dosage levels, frequencies, or routes of administration other than those stated in the labeling, and deviation from labeled withdrawal time based on these different uses.

Want a Healthy Horse? Look to the Way Horses Live in the Wild …

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 13:06

Over the years, researchers have thoroughly investigated the evolution of horses and determined that the way horses live in the wild can serve as a guide for …

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adjective
  1. absolutely necessary; extremely important.
    synonyms: crucial, necessary, key, vital, indespensable, important, of the essence, critcal imperative, manditory, compulsory, obligatory

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You can't climb back in the saddle unless you've fallen off the horse.

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